Dell Senior Software Engineer - Elastic Cloud Storage Team in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Are you tired of working on “Me-Too” object stores proliferated by public cloud providers?

Are you tired of large hierarchies of architects limiting your ability to implement out of the box ideas?

Are you tired of the excessive operational burden that is impeding your ability to innovate?

Are you ready to join a team building world-class Object Platform that is re-defining the space?

Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS) is the industry-leading Object Storage at https://www.dellemc.com/en-us/solutions/storage/ecs/object-storage-with-ecs.htm (recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant – again!), designed for both traditional and next-generation workloads with unmatched scalability, consistency guarantees, flexibility, and resiliency. Scale-out and geo-distributed, ECS object platform offers superior performance for apps that demand massive unstructured data storage capacity and global access, with the storage efficiency that only gets better when more sites are connected, and with all the enterprise-grade features that public cloud doesn’t provide.

The ECS team is looking for talented software developers with a passion for technology and innovative solutions to difficult engineering problems, who want to challenge and define the state-of-the-art in distributed systems. This position offers work in a dedicated team with a tremendous amount of ability to innovate, influence, and enable how engineering teams at ECS deliver the World’s best scale-out Object Storage system. You will build new and enhance existing capabilities of the platform’s core that features highly scalable transactional index, active-active geo access via global namespace with strong consistency, fault tolerance around the globe, best-in-class storage efficiency, and more.

We are a globally distributed team with representation in main development sites around the world, providing a fast-paced, diverse environment and great opportunities for world-class talent like you. We expect our engineers to be versatile, passionate, and committed to quality as we design, develop, build, test, and support ECS Object Storage.

Our Seattle office location is close to great food, amazing shops and Seattle’s football and baseball stadiums. We offer amazing perks at work including our own dedicated barista and special attention by the city’s best food trucks.

Responsibilities

  • Develop highly complex, distributed components and services that constitute the Object Storage stack, with emphasis on quality and customer experience.

  • Troubleshoot customer issues, support escalation engineers, and deliver rapid fixes to the field.

Requirements

  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and coordination skills and the ability to resolve ambiguity in a quickly-changing environment.

  • Strong fundamentals in data structures and algorithms.

  • Strong software development skills.

  • Experience with Linux.

  • Ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences: engineers, management, and support

  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership.

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